UPDATE: Man Charged With Breaking Leg Of 2-Year-Old Boy - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

UPDATE: Man Charged With Breaking Leg Of 2-Year-Old Boy

COEUR d'ALENE, Idaho (AP) - A 27-year-old Hayden Lake man is charged with two counts of felony injury to a child after police say he admitted breaking the leg of his fiancee's 2-year-old son.

The Coeur d'Alene Press reports Michael R. Edinger waived his preliminary hearing Thursday, meaning the case move toward trial.

Edinger was arrested on Sept. 25 after the boy was taken to the hospital and he remains in the Kootenai County Jail on $100,000 bond.

Edinger first told investigators the boy's injuries were caused by a fall. Prosecutors say he later admitted losing his temper while changing the boy's diaper and grabbing the boy's leg and
twisting it. Court records say nurses also found other broken bones, including a fractured forearm that had healed without medical attention.
 
      
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